Manufacturers commit to assist California reach goal of 6 million heat pumps by 2030
October 18, 2023 | By HPAC Magazine
Ten companies commit to creating the manufacturing capacity to help the state reach its goal.
During a recent two-day Summit on Building Electrification co-hosted by the California Energy Commission (CEC) and EPRI in Sacramento, Calif., 10 HVAC industry manufacturers jointly signed an agreement committing to actions aimed at achieving California’s goal to have six million electric heat pumps installed by 2030.
The manufacturers signing on include: A. O. Smith Corp., Carrier, Daikin, Fujitsu, Johnson Controls, Lennox International, LG Electronics, Mitsubishi Electric/Trane, Rheem Manufacturing, and Trane Technologies.
As part of the commitment, they agreed to:
- Create the manufacturing capacity to help achieve the state reach its goal.
- Ensure heat pumps are good citizens of the electric grid by enhancing efficiency and incorporating load flexibility.
- Collaborate with the California Energy Commission (CEC) to develop a public-private partnership to facilitate policy and market support to bring heat pumps into the mainstream.